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DeathRow Erik

Rated R For Raunchy

by Max Shapiro |  Published: Sep 07, 2011

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He’s a movie actor… a stuntman… a professional poker player… a former football star… a charity- poker organizer. He was run over by a school bus. He’s someone who learned to play poker while spending time in a Pakistani prison for drug smuggling. And he’s probably the funniest (and raunchiest) poker blogger around. His name is Erik Aude (pronounced AwDAY). He’s easy to spot in a cardroom, because he’s impressively buff at 6-foot-1 and 215 pounds. But the wonder is that he’s even still alive. After being run over by a school bus in the third grade and suffering a broken pelvis, he became the first person on the planet to have his urethra severed and reconnected, a procedure that took 40 surgeries. “I is Ironman!” he declares. His mother, Sherry Aude, is a casting director who helped him break into films as an actor and stuntman while he was ...


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